[blindkid] 50/50 Raffle for National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

Carol Castellano blindchildren at verizon.net
Wed Jun 23 02:07:13 UTC 2010


Yes!

At 09:28 PM 6/22/2010, you wrote:

>They are in Jacksonville, but still pretty far from us - about an hour and
>a half. We are on one end, and they are on the other.
>Will send contact info their way and cash prize is great - I can talk
>it up with Eric and his friends. Hopefully, that will get them to help sell
>tickets.
>
>That's too bad you are not going to make it. I thought for sure you had
>said something about coming, but that may have been a while ago. I was
>hoping you would get a chance to meet my son Jon. He is coming this year
>and hasn't been to a convention since his early teens. He has lost more
>of his usable vision this year and is really looking forward to learning
>more about NFB and what is has to offer him. Plus, now that Eric is older,
>that seven year age gap won't seem so big.
>
>Yeah, I understand the withdrawals. But it's nice to take a break too.
>When we moved here, I decided I would take a break from all blind
>groups for a couple of years. Of course, that only lasted for a little
>over a year.
>
>Sea World was fabulous! The educators really took their time with our
>kids. They explained things in detail and were very patient. They went
>behind the scenes with the penguins and actually got to pet them. They
>touched and learned about alligators, sharks, lizards, skulls, bones and
>polar bear fur. The program lasted just about two hours and then most
>families spent additional time in the park. It would be a really good
>program to do at national convention next year. Let me know if you guys
>are interested and I can send you the info.
>
>Take care -
>
>Lenora
>
>
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Debby B <bwbddl at yahoo.com>
>To: NFBnet Blind Kid Mailing List,(for parents of blind children) 
><blindkid at nfbnet.org>
>Sent: Tue, Jun 22, 2010 7:50 am
>Subject: Re: [blindkid] 50/50 Raffle for National Organization of 
>Parents of Blind Children
>
>
>Glad to hear about the new family attending National! What a great experience
>or them!
>re they from up your way? Please feel free to give them our contact 
>info (email
>nd/or phone). I'm sure Winona would be happy to talk to the teen, compare
>tories, etc. I'd be happy to talk with them, too, of course.
>I believe the student prize for selling most tickets is $25, but I'm 
>not sure. I
>now it is cash! You could contact RoseMarie, or ask at convention.
>Unfortunately, we won't make convention this year due to work and family
>ituations. Very strange to miss both State and National.  I'm having
>ithdrawals! I hadn't missed either in 7 or 8 years.
>Sounds like the trip to Sea World after State was great!
>  Debby
>wbddl at yahoo.com
>
>ttp://www.raceforindependence.org/goto/winona.brackett
>aniel's mission trip: www.reignministries.org/sponsor-rs
>r Reign Ministries, 5401 W. Broadway Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55428
>
>
>_______________________________
>rom: Lenora J. Marten <bluegolfshoes at aol.com>
>o: blindkid at nfbnet.org
>ent: Mon, June 21, 2010 6:56:54 PM
>ubject: Re: [blindkid] 50/50 Raffle for National Organization of Parents of
>lind Children
>
>o you know what the prize is for selling the most tickets? Is Winona able
>o come with you this year? There's a new family from FL going for the first
>ime and they have a little girl that's 13. They received a national 
>scholarship
>nd are VERY excited to go to Dallas. They've been attending our Saturday
>vents since September and were at state convention as well.
>See you soon!
>Lenora
>
>----Original Message-----
>rom: Debby B <bwbddl at yahoo.com>
>o: david.andrews at nfbnet.org
>ent: Fri, Jun 18, 2010 11:05 am
>ubject: [blindkid] 50/50 Raffle for National Organization of Parents of Blind
>hildren
>
>he National Organization of Parents of Blind Children is once again selling
>0/50 raffle tickets. Last year's prize was $1100. All families attending the
>FB convention in Dallas, July 3-9, are encouraged to see RoseMarie Bowman in
>allas to help sell these. There is a prize for the person selling the most
>ickets! Tickets are $1 each.
>Be sure to see RoseMarie, or one of the families at convention to 
>purchase your
>ickets!
>Not attending convention? No problem! Contact RoseMarie at 
>mouse1948 at hotmail.com
>o purchase in advance. Make checks to NOPBC and mail by June 28 to RoseMarie
>owman, 19030 Pelkey, Detroit, MI 48205.
>You do not have to be present to win!
>Debby
>wbddl at yahoo.com
><http://www.raceforindependence.org/goto/winona.brackett>http://www.raceforindependence.org/goto/winona.brackett 
>
>Daniel's mission trip: 
><http://www.reignministries.org/sponsor-rs>www.reignministries.org/sponsor-rs
>or Reign Ministries, 5401 W. Broadway Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55428
>
>
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Carol Castellano, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
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